Jam enables users to quickly share media files such as high-definition video, audio and photos in social networks and on any connected device.
Web-based human resources
software maker SuccessFactors,
which was acquired by
SAP last year for $3.4 billion
, on March 28 starting giving its popular Jam
media file-sharing application to existing customers for no extra cost.
Jam enables users to quickly
share media files such as high-definition video, audio and photos in social networks
and on any connected device.
SuccessFactors' 15 million
subscribers now can use the community version of Jam for BizX Mobile to publish
comments, and capture and share video directly from a smartphone. Employees can
view content, share best practices, get trained and work together in real time
from any location with their project team.
Jam automatically enables
the enrollment of new hires, fills out profiles, suggests relevant groups and
connects users through their profile data. This, combined with other means of
social discovery, such as files marked "most viewed," "most
liked," "featured" and "related content," helps
workers find the content and experts they need to help them meet their
Jam is aimed at streamlining
the enterprise on-boarding process, improving communication in talent
processes, and sharing and finding expertise across the enterprise.
For an extra price, current
users can upgrade to Jam Premier for a more advanced feature set, which
includes unlimited storage and groups, connectors to other systems (such as
Microsoft SharePoint) and automated group management.
Jam Premier was installed in
more than 430,000 seats worldwide in Q4 2011, San Mateo, Calif.-based
Jam became available March
28 as a standard part of the SuccessFactors